The Press: No Illusions

0 RUNS, 3 HITS, 0 ERRORS, concluded the New York Journal-American last week, summing up, in baseball jargon, its impression of President Kennedy's trip to Europe. But while the Journal-American felt that the President had at least got on base, many of the nation's newspapers were content that he got back without throwing away the game.

Chicago's American was "profoundly thankful" that the Vienna summit conference had produced "no concrete result," and pronounced Kennedy's two encounters with Soviet Premier Khrushchev a negative success: "They were not a failure, but considering how disastrous failure could have been, that's good news enough." Said...

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